Pond Lily table lamp

Object Number: 
ca. 1900-1906
Glass, bronze
Overall (height, diameter): 24 1/4 × 20 1/2 in. (61.6 × 52.1 cm)
stamped: on metal tag inside shade: \"TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 145\"\r\nstamped on base: \"TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK\"

Leaded glass and bronze "Pond Lily" table lampshade; 20" diameter cone-shaped shade with design of horizontal rows of floating lily pad leaves; oval leaves are smallest near aperture and increase in size towards the base of the shade; lily pads rendered in yellow-green to blue-green striated and mottled glass; background of water rendered in white to brownish-green glass. Displayed with electrified bronze base with blown glass sections (N84.50.2); green glass blown through ribbons of pierced bronze, the whole crowned with a wire-decorated bronze disk; base supported on five ball feet. Also displayed with cap (N84.54.3).

Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt; Adopt-a-Lamp sponsors: Lee and Stanley Butterfass, Marthajean and Alexander Drago

Chicago Art Galleries, Inc., 1973

Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group